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ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — Chris Johnson’s offseason is off to a rough start. The New York Jets running back has been arrested and faces a misdemeanor weapons charge, according to Orlando police.

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Sgt. Wanda Ford said an officer pulled Johnson over after he ran a stop sign Friday night. When the officer approached Johnson’s vehicle, he said he saw a firearm between Johnson’s feet. Openly carrying a gun is generally banned in Florida.

The Jets signed Johnson to a two-year, $8 million deal last April, but it was uncertain as to whether he would return to New York after having the least-productive year of his career. He rushed for a career-low 663 yards and one touchdown.

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Johnson, 29, has rushed for 8,628 yards and 51 touchdowns in his career, including becoming the sixth player in NFL history to run for 2,000 yards in a season when he had 2,006 in 2009 with the Titans.

An email and text message left for Johnson’s agent was not immediately returned Saturday. A team spokesman said they were aware of the incident but declined comment.

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